Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

Northern Rockies Regional Airport (YYE)

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The Northern Rockies Regional Airport is regularly serviced by:


1.888.865.8585      250.774.5279

Charter fixed wing and helicopter companies are also based out of the airport. You can search for these specialized services by using the Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce Business Directory.

Other services include:

Skynorth Aviation Fuels: (250) 774-2150

Ironman Holdings: (250) 321-3577



Eric Pike, Airport Manager

phone: (250) 774-6454


Safety Hazard Incident Report form


Available here


The Northern Rockies Regional Airport (NRRA) as we know it today was established in 1941 as part of the USAAF Northwest Staging Route, and was used for ferrying and refueling approximately 8000 aircraft on route towards Russia during WWII. After the war, the USAAF transferred the operations of the NRRA to the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1947, with the original site plan of a total of 106 buildings and its entire infrastructure. Consequently, the RCAF not too long after transferred ownership of the airport to Transport Canada, who conducted its operation until the National Air Policy (NAP) came into effect.


Since then, the Northern Rockies has taken on sole ownership of the airport and its direction. Today, the NRRA operates with sixteen tenants ranging from fixed and rotary aircraft operations to scheduled and charter passenger services. The BC Forest Service Wildlife Management Branch also continues to maintain a seasonal fire center operation at the airport.

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